| Sep 18, 2014
| 8:52 AM
Ojai-born, Los Angeles-based painter Mary Weatherford has won the Artists' Legacy Foundation 2014 Artist Award and will receive a $25,000 cash prize.
This is the eighth annual Artist Award given by the foundation, started in 2000 by painter Squeak...
| Sep 17, 2014
| 5:00 AM
For the past 44 years, a pivotal painting in the evolution of American Modern art in the exhausted aftermath of World War II has hung in a private home in an affluent San Francisco suburb — first in a child's bedroom and then over a dining room...
| Sep 16, 2014
| 5:54 AM
BERLIN (Reuters) - Moshe Gershuni's expressive, historically loaded art, which places symbols of the Holocaust in a religious setting and seeks to polarize opinion about current Israeli society, seems unlikely to reward the casual viewer.
| Sep 15, 2014
| 10:36 AM
A recent exhibition devoted to Henri Matisse's cut-outs broke attendance records at the Tate Modern in London, the museum announced Monday.
"Henri Matisse: The Cut-Outs" drew 562,622 visitors during its five-month run, making it the most popular...
| Sep 14, 2014
| 8:19 PM
On Bushkill Drive in Easton, the Greek god Atlas balances the world on his shoulders.
Hidden beneath a layer of rust, the steel figure of a man has been hoisting a giant metal globe near the tree line at Bushkill Creek for more than a decade. He and a...
| Sep 15, 2014
| 5:06 AM
LONDON (Reuters) - An exhibition of paper cut-outs by the French artist Henri Matisse drew more than 560,000 visitors to London's Tate Modern, making it the most popular show ever mounted at the museum, the Tate said on Monday.
The cut-outs were works...
| Sep 11, 2014
| 2:30 AM
John Travolta is a copyist of great paintings forced to pull one dangerous last deception in "The Forger," a soft-centered crime meller that proves notably short on suspense, and marred by sentimentality that feels distinctly secondhand. Nothing feels...
| Sep 13, 2014
| 10:06 AM
Mildred "Mickey" Friedman, a curator with a sharp eye for emerging talent who mounted a landmark 1986 show at Minneapolis' Walker Art Center that brought international attention to architect Frank Gehry, died Sept. 3 in New York. She was 85.
| Sep 10, 2014
| 2:30 PM
Kevin Kline was on double duty Tuesday night in New York City. Before jetting off to an Academy screening of his latest film, "My Old Lady," the star swung by the MoMA for pic's premiere. After a Q&A with Oscar voters, Kline was back on 53rd Street to...
| Sep 8, 2014
| 11:34 AM
The event: Artists, art professionals, collectors and other art enthusiasts joined gallery owner Shaun Caley Regen for Saturday’s opening of Doug Aitken’s exhibition, “Still Life,” at Regen Projects in Los Angeles, one of several...
| Sep 4, 2014
| 4:36 PM
Let's start with the numbers, which are impressive: a 150 million-year-old granite boulder more than 21 feet high and weighing in at 340 tons. It took 11 days to transport that boulder, via a 206-wheeled trailer, the 105 miles from Riverside to the campus...